Challenging Depictions of Blue-Collar Workers in Media

There’s a strange irony to the fact that when people watch classist depictions of blue-collar workers on their TVs or movie theatre screens, they’re only able to do so because skilled workers with a keen understanding of the science of electricity made it possible. The amenities of elite homes, like heated floors and smart HVAC […]

Celebrating Black History in the Trades

February is Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the triumphs and contributions of Black Americans throughout our past and present. The trades industry has been shaped by the contributions of Black thinkers, doers, makers, and creators, from major technological innovations to leadership in the labor movements that brought about more humane working conditions for […]